Our reality has changed. Mark Fisher 1968-2017
Richard John Jones remembers Mark Fisher.
Bringing together artists, writers and collective agencies to investigate notions of dependency and parasitic potential, Hailweed is the launch project for the new Auto Italia space, featuring work from Aimar Arriola, Research Centre for Proxy Politics, Syria Mobile Film Festival and Suzanne Treister.
When a Government turns its Back on its People, is it Civil War?, 1988 installed at Auto Italia + on Berlin subway billboards (from NYPL digital collections)
Auto Italia is seeking new Trustees
Auto Italia is seeking to expand their Board of Trustees and appoint new individuals to advise and support Auto Italia’s growth, organisational model, and creative work at this pivotal moment in the organisation’s history.
On Coping: A Reading for Liverpool
It’s time to work together and find new strategies. What can we learn through empathy, prophecies, tarot and speculation? What systems are available to us to hijack and redirect value? As the elite closes in, let’s create our own spaces for autonomy and creative production.
Liquid Skin – a new text piece by artist Roberta Vaz – takes us on a journey to self-annihilation through the prototyped self in Second Life and beyond.
Feral Kin brings together artists to collectively uncover new forms of work, support and exchange. Posed as a collaborative expedition, Feral Kin will seek out possibilities in dark spaces not often uncovered, hidden potentials to be exploited and protected, and new alliances in our visible world and beyond. Resisting the lure of ambivalence Feral Kin sets out a new schema of values with survival and nurture at its heart.
The Pope and the Penis / Sexism Rears Its Unprotected Head installed at Auto Italia + archival image from @nypl of Gran Fury installing the same works at the Venice Biennale, 1990.
DREAM BABES: Speculative Futures Zine Launch
We're excited to share details of the next iteration of the Dream Babes project - the launch of the Speculative Futures Zine, 7-9pm, March 23rd at The Horse Hospital, London.
LIGHT DECEPTION / THE GREAT IMITATOR
LIGHT DECEPTION / THE GREAT IMITATOR is a newly commissioned one night live spectacle by Ruth Angel Edwards exploring the communication of ideology through pop culture, that is both an introduction to a theory and an indoctrination of an audience.